New America Foundation

'Smart' streetlights could be used for widespread public surveillance, ACLU warns

by • 4 years ago

Though commonly advertised as environmental tools, the devices could instead be used by police agencies with minimal oversight to surveil the communities the technology was meant to serve.

White House’s Cecilia Muñoz takes position directing national civic tech network

by • 6 years ago

The former Domestic Policy Council director is taking a position with policy and tech outfit New America to develop a network for professionals working in civic tech.

D.C. author says future of college will be online

by • 7 years ago

Kevin Carey, author of a new book that predicts the end of college as we know it, says teaching and learning in higher ed will be transformed by technology.